The purpose of these Locomotor Posters is to connect Physical Literacy with Literacy. They can be printed and hung in the gym. Students learn through rhythm and rhyme.
I use a tambourine to keep the beat as I rhythmically say the poem
My tambourine has a head on it so I can have a variety of sounds. Once students learn the beats you can control the class doing locomotors with just the tambourine! Skip-uneven beat tapping the outside of the tambourine (Slow-quick-Slow-quick-Slow-quick)